DGA TV nominations: Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, Louis C.K., Angela Bassett …

A slew of famous names from in front of the camera reaped bids from the Directors Guild of America for their helming of various TV programs in 2015. Amy Schumer is nominated for directing herself in an episode of “Inside Amy Schumer” while Chris Rock reaped a bid for his oversight of her stand-up special “Live From the Apollo.” And Oscar nominees Angela Bassett and Paul Haggis number among those contending for their helming of telefilms “Whitney” and “Show Me a Hero” respectively. 

Series creators are represented on both the drama and comedy side of the ledger. Steven Soderbergh (“The Knick”) and Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men”) are up against directors of episodes of “Downton Abbey,” “Game of Thrones” and “Homeland.” And Louie C.K. (“Louie), Mike Judge (“Silcon Valley”) and reigning champ Jill Soloway (“Transparent”) vie against helmers of installments of “Modern Family” and “Veep.” 

See the complete list of nominees below.

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Michael Engler – “Downton Abbey” (Episode 8)
Lesli Linka Glatter – “Homeland” (“The Tradition of Hospitality”)
David Nutter – “Game of Thrones” (“Mother’s Mercy”)
Steven Soderbergh – “The Knick” (“Williams and Walker”)
Matthew Weiner – “Mad Men” (“Person to Person”)

Chris Addison – “Veep” (“Election Night”)
Louis C.K. – “Louie (“Sleepover”)
Mike Judge – “Silicon Valley” (“Binding Arbitration”)
Gail Mancuso – “Modern Family” (“White Christmas”)
Jill Soloway – “Transparent” (“Kina Hora”)

Angela Bassett – “Whitney”
Laurie Collyer – “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”
Paul Haggis – “Show Me a Hero”
Kenny Leon/Matthew Diamond – “The Wiz Live”
Dee Rees – “Bessie”

Paul G. Casey – “Real Time With Bill Maher” (#1334)
Dave Diomedi – “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (#325)
Don Roy King – “Saturday Night Live” (“Host: Tracy Morgan”)
Ryan McFaul/Amy Schumer – “Inside Amy Schumer” (“12 Angry Men”)
Chuck O’Neil – “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” (#20142)

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Sofia Coppola – “A Very Murray Christmas” 
Hamish Hamilton – “87th Annual Academy Awards”
Don Roy King – “SNL 40th Anniversary Special” 
Beth McCarthy-Miller – “Adele: Live in New York City”
Chris Rock – “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo”

Brady O’Connell – “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (#304)
Ken Fuchs – “Shark Tank” (#702)
Steve Hryniewicz – “Cutthroat Kitchen” (Finale)
Bertram van Munster – “The Amazing Race” (“Bring the Fun, Baby!”)
Adam Verti – “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge” (“Gods of War”)

Paul Hoen – “Invisible Sister”
Joseph Mazzarino – “Sesame Street” (“The Cookie Thief”)
Kenny Ortega – “Descendants”
Amy Schatz – “Saving My Tomorrow” (“Part 3”)
Sasie Sealy – Gortimer’s Life on Normal Street” (“Gortimer and the Vengeul Violinist”)

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